The Sarnia Sting announced today that Co-owners Derian Hatcher & David Legwand have reached an agreement on a multi-year extension with Club President, Bill Abercrombie.
The 2017-18 campaign with mark Abercrombie’s 14th season with the Sarnia Sting and his 4th as the Hockey Club’s President. Throughout his 14 seasons with the Club, Bill has been involved with all facets of the business. On the Hockey Operations side, he served as an Assistant Coach in the Club’s early years and then as Vice President of Hockey Operations prior to having GM Nick Sinclair join the fold.
In his current role, Abercrombie works closely with the Hockey Operations of the Sarnia Sting; however his main focus is overseeing the day-to-day business operations. Not only is he responsible for the success of the business model in place, but also ensuring that the Sarnia Sting continues to strive towards being an excellent member of the Sarnia-Lambton Community.
Co-owner, David Legwand explains the value Abercrombie brings to the table, “He has been around the industry for a long time and understands the business as well as anyone. Under his guidance, we have seen the club take huge strides since Derian and I came on board. He’s a well-respected member of the Sarnia-Lambton Community and an excellent fit for this position.”
Head Coach and Co-owner Derian Hatcher comments, “Bill brings great value to the organization. He’s well-known and highly respected here in Sarnia. He, David and I have an excellent working relationship and we couldn’t be happier to have him agree to this extension.”